Lisa Cam
Lisa Cam
Hong Kong
Senior Reporter, Culture
Lisa Cam enjoys reporting all things about food, travel and anything in between. She also draws on years of banking experience to write articles with business and finance interests. At the end of the day, she likes nothing more than kicking back with a good true crime podcast and cooking tried-and-true recipes from sticky old cookbooks.

The best new restaurants opening in Hong Kong in June 2023 include one offering innovative Thai cuisine, and the first Kowloon outpost of pizza and doughnuts chain Dough Bros.

How do you pair whisky with Chinese food? Two chefs and a food pairing expert explain the challenges of accompanying Cantonese dishes with such a strong-tasting drink.

In Hong Kong for Le French May’s French GourMay food and wine event, Guillaume Gomez talks about cooking for French presidents and why French cuisine is more than just fine-dining restaurants.

Richard Geoffroy, a champagne legend who traded grapes for grains to make IWA, an aged, blended Japanese sake, opens up about creating a drink that suits ‘every single situation’.


Asian-American actor Michael Tow talks about denying his cultural identity as a child, surviving Hollywood, and the personal loss he shares with his character in Apple TV series City on Fire.


‘Wok hei’, or ‘breath of the wok’, is a distinct element of Cantonese food culture, and – much like martial arts – mastering it requires years of practice and dedication.


Australian celebrity chef Neil Perry talks about Hong Kong’s influence on his cooking and why dim sum is back at the reopened Qantas Lounge at the city’s international airport.

Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou, in Hong Kong for a series of concerts as part of his world tour, talks to the Post about his love of fine art and expanding his cultural influence.


The Michelin Guide’s Green Star encourages eco-friendly restaurant practices. As yet only 3 have been awarded in Hong Kong. Awardees explain what they are doing to promote sustainability.

Australian chef Curtis Stone, the operator of two Los Angeles restaurants and presenter of Field Trip with Curtis Stone, praises Hong Kong dim sum, and tastes David Lai of Neighborhood’s salt-baked chicken.

Here’s our round-up of notable new restaurants, bars and cafes in Hong Kong you can enjoy in May 2023, from a Transformers-themed fast food joint to steakhouses and sukiyaki.

Unveiled live for the first time in four years, in Macau, the Michelin Guide to Hong Kong and Macau 2023 has some surprises, some well-earned awards, and a shock demotion.

LVMH-owned Hennessy was started in Cognac, France, in 1765. The venerable business is keeping up with the times with a fashion collaboration with Kim Jones, and coping with climate change.

Miranda Yiu’s exhibition at Hong Kong’s Yrellag Gallery uses Chinese-ink-style techniques to express the flowing lines of female nudes, contrasted with blank spaces to depict allure and femininity.

Migraine headaches affect one in 10 people and are debilitating. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners can diagnose their cause and prescribe treatments that end years of misery for their patients.

When Filipino Jordy Navarro and Venezuelan Ricardo Chaneton cooked together, they were struck by the similarities and differences in the cuisines of their countries, both shaped by Spanish colonisation and US influence.

12 of the best new restaurants and bars to try in Hong Kong in April 2023, from a hotpot restaurant where bear-shaped jelly melts into broth to a Central speakeasy to the first of several new restaurants 45 floors up.

Australian reality TV star and programme host Courtney Act talks about feeling shame being a drag queen and how a conversation with Cher’s trans son Chaz Bono was a watershed moment.

Long cast as a Chinese gangster or minor supporting role, George Cheung says he hopes the success of Everything Everywhere All at Once is a turning point for Asians in Hollywood.

Hong Kong’s largest contemporary art fair is the cue for a rash of exhibition openings. We pick 11 you should not miss, featuring works by Rashid Johnson, exiled Ukrainian artists and Documenta 15 curators Ruangrupa.

Art Basel returns to Hong Kong this month, and restaurants and bars in the city are celebrating with artsy menus featuring everything from a Banksy-inspired dessert to surrealist cocktails.

Cordyceps, the bug-eating fungus that inspired HBO’s hit zombie series The Last of Us and the video game it’s based on, has been sought after in China for centuries. Here are 5 things about it you may not know.

Four-hands dinners and pop-ups have returned to Hong Kong, as chefs reunite with old friends and team up with overseas contemporaries, and brands stage collaborations.

John Nguyen at Le Garcon Saigon in Hong Kong is a fan of Chicago-based fellow Vietnamese chef Thai Dang’s cooking – ‘I like the chicken wings, the flavour profile is aggressive’ – and invited him for a collaboration.

Women, even those who hold powerful positions at work are still seen by much of society as primary carers, while men are stigmatised for taking time off to take care of family members.

Hong Kong-based chef Olivier Elzer has rolled out a new, month-long menu at his restaurant Clarence, to showcase the food of his native Alsace, France – and his mother is helping him.